Roseville Man Among Five Arrested for Human Trafficking


The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation Trafficking Enforcement Bureau arrested five individuals during a two-day human trafficking enforcement operation in the Moline area on April 3-4, 2024. The operation was focused on identifying individuals seeking to engage in commercial sex acts.   

As a result of the operation, each of the following individuals were arrested and charged with Indecent Solicitation a Child (Class 3 Felony) and Traveling to Meet a Child (Class 3 Felony),

  • Rajeshwar Akku (24) – Moline, IL

·       Adam C. Curry (43) – Sherrard, IL  

·       Timothy L. Danielson (45) – Geneseo, IL 

·       Andy M. Hershberger (33) – Roseville, IL 

·       Santeeno E. Nickerson (38) – Moline, IL 

This operation was part of a multifaceted approach by ISP aimed at stopping human trafficking in Illinois. Participating in the operation with ISP were the Quad Cities MEG, Moline Police Department, Joliet Metro Area Narcotics, Blackhawk Area Task Force, and North Central Narcotics Task Force. The Rock Island County State’s Attorney’s Office also provided support for the operation.   

Human trafficking is the use of force, fraud, or coercion to compel a person into commercial sex acts, labor, or services against their will.  ISP continues its multifaceted approach toward protecting those most vulnerable with its ongoing statewide human trafficking enforcement operations.  The signs of human trafficking can be subtle; to learn more, please visit Recognizing the Signs | National Human Trafficking Hotline. 

If you suspect human trafficking, contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text *233733.  For more information visit  You can also email  

***Courtesy of the Illinois State Police***

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